Leicester and Burnley hit impasse on an afternoon of mourning

It was a day heavy with emotion and one that nobody in the stadium will forget. There were so many deeply moving images but none more so than the sight of 30,000 Leicester supporters fighting back the tears as a video in tribute to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who lost his life along with four others in a helicopter crash here a fortnight ago, was shown on the giants screens in the stadium shortly before kick-off.

“Forever in our hearts” was the message of the day, with the sense of sadness overwhelming at times. Aiyawatt, Vichai’s son and the Leicester vice-chairman, looked on from the stands as the supporters sang his father’s name with gusto. “Champions of England, you made us sing that” was another chant that reverberated time and again.

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